Philipp Römers, head of exterior design, and Norbert Weber, head of interor design, present the design highlights of the Audi urbansphere concept.
MINI 3-door, MINI 5-door, MINI Convertible - The innovations in brief
- Purist appearance thanks to new front-end design. - LED headlights added to standard equipment. - Characteristic side scuttles in new design. - Redesigned rear apron, LED taillights in Union Jack design now standard. - Unique innovation worldwide: Multitone Roof. - New body colors and alloy wheels. - Interior surfaces and air outlets in new design. - Redesigned steering wheels, optionally heated for the first time. - Multifunctional instrument display with 5-inch color display. - Central instrument with new surround in high-gloss piano black, standard 8.8-inch display and modern graphics. - Sports seats in new Light Chequered color variant. - New Ambient Light option with additional features. - Adaptive suspension now with frequency-selective damping. - Electric parking brake available for the first time. - Active cruise control now with Stop & Go function. - Enhanced safety with new lane departure warning and adverse weather lights. - Piano Black exterior with extended features. - Targeted individualization through new equipment packages.
With the fourth generation of the OCTAVIA, ŠKODA has reached new dimensions: the brand's bestseller is even more emotional and offers further increased active and passive safety. The OCTAVIA also has numerous new assistance systems and modern infotainment on board. With efficient petrol and diesel engines and three alternative drive variants, the new generation of the OCTAVIA is also significantly more sustainable. In the OCTAVIA e-TEC, ŠKODA is using mild hybrid technology for the first time. The OCTAVIA iV and the sporty OCTAVIA RS iV have modern plug-in hybrid drives and the OCTAVIA G-TEC is designed to run on environmentally friendly natural gas (CNG). Thanks to the three sustainable drive variants, the CO2 emissions of the new OCTAVIA drop significantly.
The CUPRA Formentor continues to increase its mechanical offer. Thus, the latest generation 1.5 TSI petrol block with 150 hp (110 kW) and 250 Nm of torque is available, with a six-speed manual gearbox, or a seven-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic. This access version is offered with a very extensive list of standard equipment, among which it is worth highlighting the integrated technology in terms of connectivity and security. Its starting price, without discounts applied, is 31,670 euros for the manual version, and 33,870 euros with DSG change. This SUV coupe is the first vehicle designed and developed from scratch by the CUPRA brand, and is manufactured at the Martorell plant. It combines the brand's own DNA, with a captivating design out of the ordinary, a spacious and welcoming interior for the driver and passengers, and cutting-edge technologies not only for the sake of safety and connectivity, but also in terms of comfort. and dynamism, a section in which it also stands out for offering impressive road performance, more typical of a sports compact than an SUV.